LindaMcVittieIOR Fellow Linda McVittie has been selected as one of the Women in Engineering Society’s (WES) Top 50 Women in Engineering for 2021. With a career in the refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump (RACHP) industry that spans 39 years, Linda has been a strong advocate for diversity in the industry and an excellent role model for female leadership.

Currently a Sales Manager for Scotland at J&E Hall Ltd, Linda has volunteered for IOR Scotland for many years and became a Fellow of the IOR in 2012. She has held many key positions with IOR Scotland including becoming IOR Scotland’s first female chair. Linda has also been involved with the IOR’s Women in RACHP Network allowing her to share her story and help to spotlight the variety of careers available to women in the RACHP industry.

The IOR will be hosting a Cool Careers - an event focusing on careers and training on 24th June to mark World Refrigeration Week. In addition, the IOR’s Women in RACHP network event on how women engineers are inspiring the next generation took place on 23 June and a recording will be available shortly.



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